October 14, 2014
George and Bonnie Bray, of Issaquah, announce the wedding of their daughter Brielle Bray to U.S. Army Specialist Robert James Copodonna, also of Issaquah.
The wedding was July 11, 2014, at Tibbetts Creek manor in Issaquah. The wedding was officiated by Minister Roy Porter.
September 23, 2014
Craig and Cathy Blankenstein are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kellie Blankenstein, of Issaquah, to Jason Tanascu, of Gardiner, Montana. The wedding was May 31, 2014, at Swans Trail Farms, with Ron Webb as their officiant. A reception followed at the same location.
Parents of the groom Gary Tanascu and Linda Ludwig, of Gardiner, Montana, joined them in the celebration along with maid of honor Lizzy Phillips and bridesmaids Rachel Blankenstein, Emily Knobel, Kelsey Mark, Meghan Makelky, Meghan Mullen, Becca Shelton and Lyndsey Taylor. Ashton Robidou was a junior bridesmaid and Gracee Robidou was their flower girl.
July 1, 2014
Frances and Daniel Pope, of Issaquah, announce the wedding of their son Richard Pope to Alice Clark, of Bethel, Alaska.
The wedding was May 24, 2014, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Issaquah. The wedding was officiated by the Rev. Keith Ferguson, uncle of the groom.
March 4, 2014
Devon Crouch and Andreau Wigle, both of Issaquah, celebrated their March 19, 2013, marriage at the Sahalee Country Club on Dec. 27.
Devon and Andreau are both graduates of Liberty High School and Washington State University, Pullman. The bride has a Bachelor of Arts in human development; the groom has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Devon was attended by her sister Alexis Crouch, Jessie Bowlin, Lindsey Bedient and Melissa Berkheiner. Andreau’s groomsmen were Keith Mish, William Kuntz, Chris Hutchinson and Stephan Schimdt.
January 14, 2014
Elise Nelson and Charlie Ironmonger, both of Greenville, N.C., married Nov. 29, 2013, at Lord Hill Farms in Snohomish.
Pastor Cecilia Clemons officiated. The reception was also held at Lord Hill Farms.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn and Ned Nelson, of Issaquah. Her attendants were Sarah Gilbertson, Shanai Lechtenberg, Meghan French, Courtney Steffy, Jodie Nelson and Carter Stearns.
January 14, 2014
Amanda Shockley and Ayumu Suzuki, both of Tokyo, Japan, married Dec. 1, 2013, at the Mabashi Inari Shrine in Tokyo.
The bride is the daughter of Patrick and Sandy Shockley, of Issaquah. She is a 2005 graduate of Issaquah High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Washington, where she earned degrees in international studies and Asian studies. Amanda is a research student and teaching assistant in the law department at Keio University in Tokyo.
October 8, 2013
Allysa Matusiefsky, of Issaquah, married Travis Reece, also of Issaquah, on July 14, 2013, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie.
Minister Greg Holman officiated.
The reception was also held at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
October 8, 2013
Jilian Winterfeld, of Issaquah, married Joe Siemandel, also of Issaquah, on July 6, 2013, at Ritter Farms in Cle Elum.
Pastor Eric Wooldridge officiated.
September 10, 2013
Julia Szilard, of Seattle, married Shomir Chaudhuri, also of Seattle, on Aug. 24, 2013, at Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island. The reception was held at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center. Paula Brenner officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Shari and Bill Roberts, of Renton, and Peter and Kate Szilard, of Snohomish. Her attendants were Kristen Trett, Kimberly Roberts, Abby Halpin, Jackie Spring and Emily Thies.
September 3, 2013
Anita Lee, of Issaquah, married Michael P. Otaguro, also of Issaquah, on Aug. 4, 2013, at the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland. Brian Rauschenbach officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Jane Lee and the late Kai Sun Lee, of Renton. Her attendants were Marie Linavat, Lisa Pak, Mina So, Wendy Luke, Sara Sok, Vinna Nanola and Mya Otaguro. She graduated from the Seattle University School of Law in 2011.
Otaguro is the son of Deborah and Paul Otaguro, of Issaquah. His groomsmen were Eric Otaguro, Keith Otaguro, Frank Lee, Geoffrey Mock, David Tran, Arnel Guzman, Ryan Torno and Michael K. Otaguro. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1996 and from the University of Washington in 2000.
The couple honeymooned in Hawaii.